The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

Free Fishing Weekend and clinic at Spearfish kick sport into high gear


Anglers are reeling in halibut from the ocean, sturgeon on the Columbia River and trout from lakes and ponds throughout the state. On June 2, hundreds of rivers also opened for trout fishing, to be followed by some of Washington’s premiere salmon fisheries. 

Sound like fun? Those interested in fishing but don’t have a fishing license will be able to get in on the action during Free Fishing Weekend, scheduled June 9-10 in Washington.

During those two days, no license will be required to fish or gather shellfish in any waters open to fishing in Washington state. Also, neither a vehicle use permit nor a Discover Pass will be required that weekend to park at any of the 600 water-acces...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 02/18/2019 10:01